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Killer Instinct Classic includes two arcade revisions, only available in KI Ultra Edition

The DLC-bundled Ultra Edition of Microsoft's upcoming Killer Instinct reboot for the Xbox One will feature two versions of Rare's 1994 arcade Killer Instinct, Siliconera reports. Producer Torin Retting revealed that Killer Instinct Classic will feature both the original arcade version (v1.4) and...

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Killer Instinct picks up Arcade Mode after wrapping up Season One content

While the Xbox One reboot of Killer Instinct will launch with local and online multiplayer modes, players will need to wait until Microsoft launches all of its planned Season One content before they can grapple with AI-controlled opponents in a forthcoming Arcade mode. The series' traditional...

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Take a closer look at Killer Instinct's spider lady, Sadira

Killer Instinct's roster isn't all returning faces. Sadira, the spider-like lady detailed in the trailer above, is the game's first new character. She's an acrobatic brawler whose primary weapons are a pair of bladed gauntlets. It also looks like she spends a majority of her time in a dark...

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Microsoft gifting complete Killer Instinct roster to select Xbox users

Microsoft is giving away all the Killer Instinct characters to select Xbox users, effectively unlocking the game in full (minus costumes and accessories it seems). Hundreds of social media users are reporting their Christmases have come early, after they received emails from Microsoft telling them...

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Orchid and Spinal teased as next Killer Instinct fighters

Classic combatants Orchid and Spinal are set to join the playable roster in Double Helix's rebooted Killer Instinct for the Xbox One, the developer revealed in a recent IGN preview video. The assassin-and-skeleton pair bring Killer Instinct's playable cast up to seven characters, joining Jago,...

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Limited Killer Instinct boxed version holds pins instead of a disc

Killer Instinct, the Xbox One-exclusive fighting game based on the 90s classic of the same name, is getting a boxed edition for $59.99, available only through the Microsoft store. There will be no disc within said box however, as the "Pin Ultimate Edition" is a joint venture between Microsoft and...

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Killer Instinct FightStick for Xbox One is up for preorder

A Killer Instinct-branded version of Mad Catz's forthcoming, Xbox One-flavored Tournament Edition 2 FightStick is up for pre-order on the peripheral manufacturer's official shop. At $200, the extent of the stick's Killer Instinct-ness appears to be its artwork, which can easily be removed and...

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Killer Instinct balance updates won't require patching

Double Helix Games has no plans to force periodic downloads on players to keep the Killer Instinct roster balanced. Instead, these changes will be delivered automatically through the cloud. "All of our variables that go into how a character behaves are going to exist basically in the cloud,"...

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Strider flips out, kills everything in this gameplay trailer

The protagonist in Double Helix's upcoming reboot of Strider shows us his best flips and murder moves in this latest trailer....

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Characters cost $5 in F2P version of Killer Instinct

Microsoft announced its pricing structure for the upcoming Xbox One fighting game Killer Instinct, revealing that additional characters will be priced at $4.99 apiece. Killer Instinct will be available as a free download for the Xbox One at the console's launch, and will include a single...

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